College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Trina Creighton

Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Randy Gordon Retirement

Mar 11 2021 - 8:00pm

Randy Gordon, president and CEO of the National Grain and Feed Association since 2012, will retire from the association on March 31 following a nearly 43-year career at NGFA. A Nebraska native, Gordon is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with undergraduate degrees in journalism, history, and political science. Prior to joining NGFA, he worked at the university’s Agricultural Communications Department for three years.

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Marron publishes second book

Marron publishes second book "Misogyny across Global Media"

Mar 11 2021 - 2:45pm

"Misogyny across Global Media," Maria Marron’s second book in the Communicating Gender Series, has just been published by Lexington Books, a division of Rowman & Littlefield. Marron, a professor of journalism in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, edited chapters from scholars worldwide and co-wrote a chapter on representations of misogyny in the Irish and English press.

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Four Huskers receive top awards in Roper Sports Writing Competition

Mar 10 2021 - 1:00pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications proudly announces the top place finishers in the Lynn and Dana Roper Sports Writing Competition 

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Brenna Doherty

Brenna Doherty Student Profile

Mar 9 2021 - 4:30pm

Senior advertising and public relations and broadcasting student Brenna Doherty designed the 2021 Virtual Perry Photojournalism Challenge graphics, the theme this year is “Mother Earth”. Doherty originally designed the graphics when she was a junior interning at University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s communications department as a digital content specialist.

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Brent Bartels

Bartels places third in the BEA Festival of Media Arts

Mar 7 2021 - 8:00am

Brent Bartels placed third in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Student Sports Competition’s Radio Sports Story/Feature/News category on March 2, 2021, for his entry, “Jon Miller, Baseball Storyteller.” Bartels graduated with double majors in broadcasting and sports media and communication from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications in December 2020.

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Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communications

Four students chosen to be 2021 NSE orientation leaders

Mar 6 2021 - 1:45pm

Four CoJMC majors—Victoria Baker, Jared DeHaan, Emma Krab and Alec Rome—were chosen to be 2021 New Student Enrollment (NSE) orientation leaders. The NSE team is responsible for providing incoming Huskers with programs, information and resources designed to acclimate students and parents to campus life. 

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2021-2022 Clifton strengths coaches announced

Two freshmen selected as new Clifton strengths coaches

Mar 6 2021 - 1:30pm

Freshmen Naren Narasimhan and Niheala Ponnatha were chosen as Clifton strengths coaches for the 2021-2022 academic year. Narasimhan's majors are marketing and sports media and communication, and Ponnatha's majors are finance and journalism.

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Photo by Francis Gardler at the Lincoln Journal Star

UNL students aim to teach people how to have productive, civil conversations

Mar 6 2021 - 1:15pm
This year the UNL Bateman Team created a campaign called The Civility Effect to teach others how to have productive conversations about important topics. The team has been planning since October and had their first event at the UNL city union. Read the Lincoln Journal Star article and learn more about their campaign.
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Luke Mullin

Mullin and Keeler earn Hearst Sports Writing awards

Mar 6 2021 - 7:45am

Two students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications placed in the Hearst Journalism Awards Sports Writing Competition on March 3, 2021.

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Family and Friends Recognition Award

Six receive Family & Friends Recognition Awards

Mar 6 2021 - 7:00am

On Friday, March 5, 2021, six members of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications community received Family & Friends Recognition awards during a virtual ceremony. The awards, formerly known as the Parents’ Recognition Award, recognize faculty and staff who have made a significant difference in students’ lives.  

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